Floating is not suitable if you have any of the following:

  • Large open wounds, small wounds can be protected with Vaseline, which is available in the treatment rooms.
  • In case of heart functioning problems. (only with the written consent of the attending doctor)
  • For epileptics (only with the written consent of the attending doctor)
  • For those suffering from kidney failure 
  • For those suffering from balance problems (e.g. Meniere's disease)
  • If you are more than 8 months pregnant. Flotation tanks have been used and studied since the 1950s, and have not been found to have negative effects related to pregnancy.
  • During menstruation, floating is possible, like when visiting a spa. 
  • Floating is not suitable with a new tattoo, wait for the tattoo to heal before floating. If you have dyed your hair, wait 2 weeks before floating.

If you doubt whether floating is suitable for you, talk to your doctor.

If you are thinking about a deep relaxation package, we recommend that you also take a look at Neurosonic's contraindications by clicking on this link.